Tag Archives: Legal compliance information systems

Ph.D. student position in Computational Law, at University of Aberdeen

A Ph.D. student research position regarding a Computational Law project at the University of Aberdeen has been posted. The supervisor for the position is Dr. Adam Wyner. Here are excerpts from the announcement: Computational Law Institution: Aberdeen University Dept/School/Faculty: Graduate … Continue reading

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Call for papers: ATGRC 2014: International Workshop: Advanced Technologies for Governance Risk and Compliance

A call for papers has been issued for ATGRC 2014: International Workshop: Advanced Technologies for Governance Risk and Compliance, to be held 2 September 2014 in Munich, Germany. The submission deadline is 29 March 2014. Here is the description: Governance, … Continue reading

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Mancuhan and Clifton: Combating discrimination using Bayesian networks

Koray Mancuhan and Professor Dr. Chris Clifton of Purdue University have published Combating discrimination using Bayesian networks, forthcoming in Artificial Intelligence and Law. Here is the abstract: Discrimination in decision making is prohibited on many attributes (religion, gender, etc…), but … Continue reading

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Berendt and Preibusch: Better decision support through exploratory discrimination-aware data mining

Professor Dr. Bettina Berendt of KU Leuven and Dr. Sören Preibusch of Microsoft Research have published Better decision support through exploratory discrimination-aware data mining: foundations and empirical evidence, forthcoming in Artificial Intelligence and Law. Here is the abstract: Decision makers … Continue reading

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Legal projects at DREAMer Hackathon

At least three law-related projects were worked on at DREAMer Hackathon, held 22 November 2013 in Mountain View, California, USA. Some of the projects are described here. The Twitter hashtag for the event was #DREAMerhack Click here for archived Twitter … Continue reading

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Wyner and Benn: Introduction to special issue on modelling policy-making

Dr. Adam Wyner of the University of Aberdeen, and Dr. Neil Benn of Fujitsu Laboratories, have published Introduction to special issue on modelling policy-making, forthcoming in Artificial Intelligence and Law. Here are excerpts of the summaries of the papers, which … Continue reading

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Legal informatics papers @ RELAW 2013: International Workshop on Requirements Engineering and Law

Several legal informatics papers or discussions were presented or held at RELAW 2013: International Workshop on Requirements Engineering and Law, held 16 July 2013, in Rio de Janeiro, Brasil: Travis Breaux, David Gordon, Nick Papanikolaou and Siani Pearson: Mapping Legal … Continue reading

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Koops and Leenes: Privacy regulation cannot be hardcoded: ‘Privacy by design’ in data-protection law

Professor Dr. Bert-Jaap Koops and Professor Dr. Ronald Leenes, both of Tilburg University TILT, have published Privacy regulation cannot be hardcoded. A critical comment on the ‘privacy by design’ provision in data-protection law, forthcoming in International Review of Law, Computers … Continue reading

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